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Everything you ever wanted to know about the art market but didn't know who to ask

Keren Gottesman

global managing director, Art Agency, Partners

Keren Gottesman is global managing director at Art Agency, Partners. She brings her extensive expertise to the company, focusing on leading the group’s international strategy, growth and day-to-day management. 

Gottesman joined AAP and Sotheby’s in March 2018 after a decade working in various management roles at Christie’s, most recently as senior vice president and international managing director of the company’s 20/21 Business Group. In that role, she managed the growth and activity of six individual sale departments including Prints and Multiples, Photographs, 20th Century Design, Handbags, Posters, and Pop Culture. Prior to that, she led business management efforts across numerous sale departments at Christie’s, including Post-War and Contemporary Art, Old Master Paintings & Drawings, Russian Art, 19th Century European Art, Sporting, and Maritime Art. While at Christie’s, she also managed the company’s Client Development and Business Intelligence groups and was actively involved in Christie’s CSR initiatives.

Gottesman had previously been vice president at NetJets Europe, where she was a territory head responsible for managing and developing strategy, sales, marketing, business development and operations, while also managing a portfolio of clients.

Keren has a B.A. in English from Columbia University, and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.


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